This is my 20th year of teaching and my 4th year to teach 5th grade Language Arts. I believe that the ability to communicate in both speaking and writing is crucial to a child's success. My class focuses on becoming effective at using the English language while writing and speaking, as well as learning new vocabulary and spelling.
We have had a great first week. Getting to know your student has been both informative and fun. Next week, August 28 through September 1, we will be starting spelling. Words will go home on Monday, with a test to follow on Friday.